Lead Game Artist FINGERSOFT / Helsinki or Oulu

PUBLISHED: January 12, 2021

WHAT WE’RE AFTER

We’re looking for a Lead Game Artist for an unannounced groundbreaking Hill Climb Racing IP game title in Helsinki or Oulu. Ideally, you have experience from artistically leading a game development team in multiple shipped products. You know the ins and outs of current mobile game trends and can develop an innovative art style for 3D and 2D products.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for developing and driving an innovative art style for the game.
  • Work with other disciplines to establish technical and aesthetic guidelines for art in the game.
  • Come up with the pipeline for creating in-game art assets and integrating them in Unity.
  • Create 2D and 3D assets and animations for use in Unity game engine.
  • Collaborate with the Lead Designer, Brand Workgroup, and the team in finding the best solutions.

You have:

  • Experience in managing internal art pipelines.
  • Ability and willingness to lead other artists.
  • Experience creating a broad range of art styles in both 2D and 3D mediums.
  • Know-how of creating and animating 3D game assets such as characters, vehicles, and levels.
  • Understanding of integrating said game assets into Unity game engine.
  • Have a strong understanding of mobile interface design, flow, and usability.
  • Have a deep passion for making games.
  • Ability to work with outsourcing studios if necessary.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary and seriously great benefits.
  • Easy going and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Passionate co-workers of various fields.
  • The opportunity to develop your field inside a growing company.
  • A position in one of the top gaming companies in Finland.
  • A lot of fun and excitement

WE ALSO APPRECIATE

  • Gaming as a hobby and an interest in mobile games.
  • Degree in Media and Arts or relevant field.

If you think you could be a great match for the position, don’t hesitate to drop us your CV and portfolio. Please add your salary request. Send your application ASAP (or at the latest 1st of Feb) since the first suitable candidate will be hired. APPLY NOW!

Want to know more about Fingersoft and this position? Contact john.rantala@fingersoft.com.

Read more about us and our hiring process.

About the Company

GOOD GAMES GREAT PEOPLE

We are best known for the mobile smash hits “Hill Climb Racing” and “Hill Climb Racing 2”, which have a combined total of over 1.5 Billion installs across all platforms – However, despite our huge audience, we keep things small and personal, with a strong focus on maintaining a relaxed, casual and informal work atmosphere.

Today we employ more than 80 people from all corners of the globe. Our company slogan is “Good Games | Great People” and we truly believe that the pure essence of what makes Fingersoft, Fingersoft – Is its people. A unique and diverse bunch of battle-hardened professionals at the top of their fields, each united by a love of making amazing video games and having a good laugh.

We are one of the most northern game studios in the world, chilling out (literally and figuratively) just 170 km south of the arctic circle in Oulu, Finland. Oulu is one of the largest cities in Finland & is a compact, safe, technological & youthful place; with one of the youngest populations in Europe (the average age is only 38) and some of the lowest cost of living in Finland. It was even ranked as the number 1 city in Europe for quality of life in 2016!

Our benefits:

  • Gear of your choice
  • Flexible hours with a focus on having a solid work/life balance
  • 5 weeks annual holiday
  • Health & Dental care, free massage monthly
  • Lunch benefit on top of your salary
  • Free snacks, fruit & beverages at the office
  • Yearly education, sport & culture allowance
  • Company sporting events, Friday sauna, free usage of company gym
  • Phone & Internet benefit
  • Modern office at the city center of Oulu
  • Relocation assistance